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The UN investigator, former lawmaker and four former priests are among more than 600 alleged communist guerrillas the Philippines wants declared "terrorists", according to a Government petition filed in court. The Department of Justice last month said it wanted a Manila court to declare the Communist ...
Colombia's FARC political party on Thursday dropped out of this year's presidential race, as their candidate, former guerrilla commander Rodrigo ... accords by not creating a safe political environment for dissenting voices, and for not releasing former guerrillas that the group considers political prisoners.

To anyone even remotely familiar with the inner workings of New York's contemporary art scene, this particular guerrilla art intervention, in every respect, screams of the Polish fiber and knitwear artist, Olek. When asked over the phone about the Guggenheim intervention, Olek — an irreverent cross ...
Colombia's security forces dealt a major blow to guerrilla group ELN on Tuesday, killing 10 alleged rebels and arresting another three in the north of the country. Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas said the military operation took place in Caceres, Antioquia. According to the minister, the alleged guerrillas ...
"Hello, we're from the internet" is an art project that took over the MoMA's Jackson Pollock room without permission. SHARE · TWEET · Mack DeGeurin. Mar 5 2018, 7:14am. Image: Mack DeGeurin. A collective of eight internet artists transformed the Jackson Pollock room in the New York City Museum of Modern Art into their ...
An altar server holds a text during a celebration of the Feast of the Ascension at the "underground" Zhongxin Bridge Catholic Church in Tianjin, China on May 24, 2015. Greg Baker—AFP/Getty Images. By Laignee Barron / Hong Kong. March 5, 2018. Rev. C. has nearly finished his latest book, a compilation of daily ...

Ikom - For the first time in his life, Victor Obi believes that the only way to win freedom in Cameroon is with a gun. "I don't want to die, but the only future is our independence, and they will not give it to us," said the student, whose name has been changed for his own safety. The 25-year-old is camped out in a ...
On Saturday, Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas, said Colombia's army had launched a retaliatory attack on the National Liberation Army (ELN) after the left-wing guerrilla group blew up a bridge in Cesar Department in the north and attacked a truck using an explosive device, RCN Radio reported.
Politics is proving to be a brutal battleground for Colombia's former FARC guerrillas. ... The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, was the hemisphere's oldest and largest guerrilla group until it signed a peace deal in 2016 that allowed its members to disarm in exchange for the right to ...
Peru's central Ayacucho region was hit hard by the conflict that plagued the country from the 1980s to 2000. It was the scene of massacres by the Shining Path guerrillas and atrocities committed by the army. Thousands of people lost their lives and thousands more are still missing to this day. Twenty-five ...
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday said he was considering to end peace talks with the ELN, the country's last-standing guerrilla group. “I am in a dilemma about what to do with the ELN: Do I insist or do I adhere to the public opinion? Because the entire public opinion is in favor of ...
Calling the campaign a type of “guerrilla warfare,” he gives them targets for how many doors to knock on, votes to turn out and Facebook Live videos to produce. “This guy [Oliveira] has the teachers' association, the AFL-CIO, the politiqueros, the whole Democratic Party. And we got y'all.” A 27-year-old ...
Residents in Bicester are taking a stand against roads riven by potholes — by filling them with compost and planting flowers. Kizzy Burt and Alyson Eales turned to guerrilla gardening to catch the attention of the council after cold and wet weather caused road surfaces to crumble in the Oxfordshire town.
The 25-year-old is camped out in a small Nigerian village just kilometres from his home in Cameroon where authorities have launched a crackdown on English-speaking separatists. Vvv 703x422. The 25-year-old is camped out in a small Nigerian village just kilometres from his home in Cameroon where ...
AFP picPRISTINA (Kosovo), Feb 15 — In Kosovo, the guerrillas who fought for independence from Serbia a decade ago are revered as heroes. However, with the 10th anniversary of Kosovo's independence declaration on February 17, they fear a new international court is preparing to indict them for war ...
Politics is proving to be a brutal battleground for Colombia's former FARC guerrillas. ... The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, was the hemisphere's oldest and largest guerrilla group until it signed a peace deal in 2016 that allowed its members to disarm in exchange for the right to ...
Guerrillas have been using commercial drones since 2015. Islamic State (IS), one of the groups active in Syria, makes extensive use of quadcopters to drop grenades. In 2017 alone the group posted videos of over 200 attacks. IS has also deployed fixed-wing aircraft based on the popular Skywalker X8 ...

The former guerrillas called on the ELN to respond to the allegations its members were responsible for the killing. The FARC called on the government and the last-standing guerrilla group to resume peace negotiations and a ceasefire that expired last month. The killing of the members of the FARC ...
Freeman: Guerrilla Warfare is a new single player game from KK Studios available now on Steam Early Access for a low price (€11.99). It blends elements of various genres (first-person shooter, roleplaying game and strategy) while putting players in the unique shoes of an army commander whose ultimate ...
JOHANNESBURG – South Sudan's opposition is warning that it will resort to “guerrilla warfare” if peace talks due shortly in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa fail, AP reported. “We will keep fighting from the bush by using insurgencies and tactical strategies,” said James Otong, general deputy commander ...
It's really all about not killing the goose that laid the golden egg. Franchise auto dealers know they are in a fight for survival as the automotive market shifts gears around them. It's ironic that dealer franchise laws were originally intended to protect dealers from powerful auto manufacturers. If you owned a ...
The ONIC rejected a military claim that the men were members of guerrilla group ELN. The indigenous organization also asked peace observers to investigate the injury of a 16-young girl after a bombing meant for the ELN struck a second indigenous community in Choco. The lawless west of Colombia saw ...
Officials in Ecuador declared a state of emergency in San Lorenzo after the explosion, and have since reinforced security along the country's northern border with Colombia, according to two Defense Ministry press releases. The FARC have long had a presence in Ecuador, and the guerrillas' 48th Front ...
President Juan Manuel Santos broke off peace talks with Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas Monday, after the group claimed responsibility ... Government and guerrilla negotiators have been meeting in Quito, Ecuador, since February 2017, hoping to reach a deal like the one that led the ...
In 2016, every time the artist Caroline Caldwell wanted to leave her New York apartment, she had to walk past a giant billboard advertising Brazilian butt lifts. Sick of being forced to look at an advertisement focused on making women feel inferior about their bodies, Caldwell and her partner RJ Rushmore ...
Rodrigo Londono has been convicted of bombing police stations, kidnapping politicians and forcing children to join his guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. This weekend he walked onto a stage in a modest Bogota neighborhood sporting a blue collared shirt and a ...
Like Timochenko, the candidates include ex-guerrillas who have been convicted in Colombian courts for their part in massacres and kidnappings and whose new role as politicians has irked many Colombians. The U.S. State Department has offered a $5 million reward for anyone who helps secure ...
With the recruitment of former guerrilla chiefs, the drug trafficking organizations allegedly hope to strengthen their control over coca plantations and cocaine exports from Colombia. Mexican crime groups “are going to end up controlling the country's criminal structures,” crime analyst Fernando Quijano, told ...
This was followed up in 2010 with the Colombian Army Christmas campaign when several tall trees in well-known guerrilla areas were lit up with a sign telling guerrillas they could come home that led to several hundred defections.[xv]In a similar action in Christmas 2013, the Colombian government sent ...
Taliban guerrillas target foreigners as 18 die in hotel siege. Afghan security forces stand guard as smoke rises behind them from the charred remains of the 1 Afghan security forces stand guard as smoke rises behind them from the charred remains of the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul.
The eight men, who were members of Kinabalu Guerrilla, were led by Albert Kwok. The others were Lothar Wong Manjaji, Vitalianus Joseph Lim @ Ubing, Chong Pin Sin, Simon Thien, Paul Lee Fook Onn @ Paul Lee Onn, Bung Ah Tee @ Stephen Pan Tet Liong, Lim Hock Beng and Mohinder Singh.
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos on Sunday ordered his chief negotiator in suspended peace talks with ELN guerrillas to return to Ecuador and negotiate a new ceasefire. Chief negotiator Gustavo Bell returned on Colombia earlier this month after the expiry of a previous ceasefire spurred a wave of ...
A ceasefire with guerrilla group ELN resulted in Colombia's first 100 days without armed conflict in more than half a century, but failed to prevent guerrilla violence, according to independent observers. According to the Conflict Analysis Resource Center (CERAC), presumed ELN guerrillas killed 26 people ...
Political analyst Alfredo Boccia said that it was the first time a kidnap victim dies in the hands of the guerrilla; it's very demoralizing for the family, the community and even the government, “because despite the tragic conditions the truth is not much is going to change since security forces don't have an idea ...
You will be sleeping deep in Colombian jungle, walking along paths that wind through what was once a no-go area and eating basic food cooked in a makeshift oven. If that sounds appealing, maybe a stay at the Farc hotel is for you? If you want to experience life as it was lived by the members of the ...
A group of renegade City of Bayswater green thumbs could see their radical work become legal when the council considers officially allowing people to plant food gardens in local parks. The biggest example of Bayswater's guerrilla gardening movement is on Rose Avenue, where resident Greg Smith ...
Wesley Avila was a forklift driver who became a fine dining chef, then started Guerilla Tacos, a taco truck that has been called the best in Los Angeles. He is also author of a book by the same name, Guerilla Tacos: Recipes from the Streets of L.A. His approach to making tacos isn't so much about tradition; ...
Tom Hanks: Trump's 'Guerrilla War' On Press Could Lead To 'Very Scary Territory'. “It's sort of like chaos by any means,” said the actor, who plays a newspaper editor in his new movie “The Post.” By Lee Moran ...
Alerted by SPAB (The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings), the 22-strong group of 'guerrilla' conservationists gave up their weekend to repair the Grade II -listed building - situated in Exmoor National Park between Barnstaple and Tiverton to carry out essential work to prevent the remote medieval ...
Actor Tom Hanks arrives to attend the National Board of Review awards gala in New York January 9, 2018. — Reuters picNEW YORK, Jan 11 — Tom Hanks said US President Donald Trump calling publications fake news is a form of “guerrilla war.” The actor attended the European premiere of The Post ...
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said new rebel attacks Wednesday have prompted him to recall his chief negotiator to peace talks with the country's last remaining insurgent group in a setback for efforts to end a half-century of political violence in the South American nation. The reported clashes ...
The Russians have been using drone swarms against the Ukrainians to good effect (blowing up ammo dumps). Here's one being used against a Russian base on the coast of Syria. Recount as reported by the Russian MoD reported it this morning: Security system of the Russian Khmeimim air base and ...
Cepeda Asks to Continue the Truce Between Gov't and Guerrilla ... presidential candidates to establish a position on negotiations with the National Liberation Army (ELN), after presumable uncertainty of that guerrilla group with the political future of the country a few months before a change of government.
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Inventive filmmakers behind entries such as '303' and 'Isle of Dogs' have taken to the streets to promote their work. With more than a thousand films screening in Berlin — some 400 in the festival's various sections and another 700 plus in the European Film Market — it's hard to stand out. Most producers ...
There's a 10-foot-wide stretch of land cutting diagonally through North Side's Bellevue neighborhood. It rests in the middle of Fauquier Avenue, separating lanes of traffic. Some might call it a median, but here? Residents might call it their front yard. About 10 years ago, Erin Wright, who owns Little House ...
Ikom - For the first time in his life, Victor Obi believes that the only way to win freedom in Cameroon is with a gun. "I don't want to die, but the only future is our independence, and they will not give it to us," said the student, whose name has been changed for his own safety. The 25-year-old is camped out in a ...
Through the internet, there is verbal warfare, guerrilla-type. These are Facebook guerrillas. Their postings can be highly irregular, malicious and even damaging. Like lone wolves from secret places, they prey on unsuspecting victims. Armed with machine-guns, traditional guerrillas hide inside bushes.
On Saturday, Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas, said Colombia's army had launched a retaliatory attack on the National Liberation Army (ELN) after the left-wing guerrilla group blew up a bridge in Cesar Department in the north and attacked a truck using an explosive device, RCN Radio reported.
Inside the eerie 75-mile network of 2ft high Vietnamese tunnels where Viet Cong guerrillas hid as war ravaged the country in the late 1960s. The massive subterranean complexes extend thousands of miles underneath the nation's former battlefields. By Jon Lockett. 25th January 2018, 1:46 pm. Updated: 25th January 2018, ...


 

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